Steve Earle

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Molly King has grown up in and around Other Voices since the age of 10. She now works as head of development for the festival.

There aren’t many people these days who can say they grew up on the set of a music TV show. Molly King has grown up in and around Other Voices. Her pa(...)

“Sometimes the best that you can do / is hold on to the deepest part of you.” Michigan-based singer-songwriter Ed Dupas follows up his well-received 2(...)

This man is the Duracell bunny of roots music. Country, folk, blues, rock ’n’ roll, just plug him in and away he goes. Since his seventh marriage, to (...)

He is only 21 but his world-worn smoke-tinged deep baritone evokes a more seasoned weary traveller. He also inspires big expectations - Steve Earle sa(...)

Ed Sheeran’s no hoax, in a world of fake news surely he’s a truth telling troubadour. Photograph:  Aidan Crawley/The Irish Times

★★ This country has a strange,intense relationship with men brandishing acoustic guitars like a shield of the knight of the realm, protecting them fr(...)

Gerard Hanberry with Joyce Redmond, for whom Steve Earle wrote ‘Galway Girl’, a the launch of Hanberry’s book ‘On Raglan road: Great Irish Love Songs and the Women Who Inspired Them’. Photograph: Joe O’Shaughnessy.

If life’s best secrets are the “open” ones, no more so than those with love at their heart. So it was with Gerry Hanberry’s research into the muses wh(...)

 Bruce Springsteen performs on stage during The River Tour at the Santiago Bernabeu Stadium in Madrid, Spain this week. Photo:  EPA/JP Gandul

‘I’m standing on his stage, in Nowlan Park, Kilkenny, with my band Delorentos’ Ro Yourell, musician I’ve been a fan of the Boss all my life, sinc(...)

Walking the Prom, immortalised in the Steve Earle song Galway Girl, has been a Galway tradition since the 1800s, when tourists would arrive to Salt(...)

Ergodos Musicians: Songs
  • Music
  • August 15, 2014, 00:00

In the end, it all comes back to songs. Though we may turn an ambitious ear to a Beethoven symphony, a Seamus Ennis reel or a late Coltrane improvisat(...)

Brendan Gleeson: ‘I’d be basic enough as a musician but Dirk is amazing. He’s completely infectious, and always brings everyone to the heart of it.’ Photograph: Barry McCall

Call it what you will – fate, serendipity or impeccable timing – but two musicians are taking to the road shortly, thanks to a series of coincidences (...)